3/7/13

#SXSW News - Buzzmedia and Rdio Team Up For SXSW Music


If you are headed to Austin, Texas, this month for SXSW, then this is information you are definitely going to want to have! This amazing event happens each year so make your plans now!

Buzzmediaone of the largest and fastest growing digital media companies, announced its partnership with digital music service Rdio to provide exclusive access to some of the hottest events during Austin’s annual music festival, hosted by four of its leading music brands and partners—Brooklyn Vegan, Hype Machine, Stereogum and SPIN.

Users who sign up for The Rdio List (http://thelist.rdio.com/) will be offered priority access via a separate, dedicated Rdio line to Hype Machine's Hype Hotel (including Stereogum Range Life at Hype Machine's Hype Hotel), and the BrooklynVegan Day Parties between March 13 and March 16, as well as special admission to SPIN’s longstanding invite-only afternoon party at Stubb’s BBQ on Friday, March 15. Entry is subject to venue capacity.

How The Rdio List works:
To get on the list, users must sign up for a free Rdio account at www.rdio.com, then go to TheList.Rdio.com, browse all parties and reserve a pass for the band performances they want to attend on first come, first served basis. Using the web app on their iPhone or Android devices, users receive:

§  The opportunity to reserve a first-come, first-served pass to select Buzzmedia sponsored performances
§  A unique pass phrase to show The Rdio List doorman upon arrival at each event
§  Real-time listings of upcoming and ongoing performances
§  Real-time alerts from participating venues 
§  Three months of unlimited music listening on Rdio via the web or mobile, even when offline

Event information:
Buzzmedia’s music portfolio includes many of the most iconic digital music brands on the Web today, and Hype Machine, Brooklyn Vegan, SPIN and Stereogum have long participated in the Spring music ritual in Austin, TX.  Registered Rdio List users will have the opportunity to access the following events:

BrooklynVegan Day Parties (www.brooklynvegan.com)
Wednesday, March 13 – Saturday, March 16 | 12 p.m. - 6 p.m. Daily
603 Red River St. at 6th St. (Formerly the original Emo's), Austin, TX

Hype Machine's Hype Hotel Presented By Taco Bell (www.hypemachine.com)
Wednesday, March 13 – Saturday, March 16 | 12 p.m. - 6 p.m. Daily
301 Brazos St., Austin, TX

Stereogum Range Life at Hype Machine's Hype Hotel Presented By Taco Bell (www.stereogum.com)
Friday, March 15 | 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.
301 Brazos St., Austin, TX

SPIN at Stubb's (www.spin.com)
Friday, March 15 | 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Stubb’s, 801 Red River St., Austin, TX

Line-ups for each event will be announced separately. Please check back to the individual sites. 

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